Jelle is the treasurer of MADE IT, the study association of the MSc MADE program. He is responsible for the association's finances. As a board member, Jelle strives to organize the finances of this young association in a more professional way. In addition to being a board member, Jelle also contributes to building the MADE IT community by being a member of the activity committee. Jelle joined the MADE master program because he is interested in more integrated, sustainable and diverse solutions for urban areas, and because he appreciates the new forms of education that MSc MADE offers.

Before joining MSc MADE, Jelle graduated from Technology, Policy and Management at TU Delft. As a bachelor student, Jelle participated in the TU Delft honoursprogramme, partook in several committees as well as a board, and interned at the municipality of Amsterdam, Rijksvastgoedbedrijf and Rijkswaterstaat. During those internships he concentrated on the development of a more circular built environment and the evaluation of regional policy networks.